By Gerry Block:
"In-ear monitors designed for hardcore gaming. Do they offer a competitive advantage?
Like audiophiles, the PC gaming clique is also extremely picky in terms of the equipment that's thought suitable for use in serious situations and competitions. Gaming-specific peripherals now flood the market, and in addition to mice and keyboards, a wide-variety of pro-gamer endorsed audio solutions are now in circulation. Almost all, however, are traditional headphone like apparatuses rather than diminutive earphones. Newly founded Etymotic Research spin-off E.D.G.E. Acoustics, however, aims to change this dynamic, and has launched its first set of gaming earbuds, the GX400".